The Minerva in a squarish box indicates that the goblet is of French origin with a silver content of 950, which was their equivalent mark for sterling silver. This beautiful Art Nouveau goblet cup is approximately 8 cm (3 2.5/16 inches) in height, with a bottom diameter of approx.
5 cm (1 15.5/16 inches), and open top diameter of approx. 6.4 cm (2 8.5/16 inches), and weighs approximately 103.8 grams. The goblet is relatively speaking large for these types of goblets (check dimensions), and being un-engraved makes it a treasure of a find since most such goblets where engraved with dedication initials!
The Iris flower is from the greek word for rainbow since this beautiful flower comes in so many different colors. Is an Iris flower and.
The symbolism associated with the iris is faith, wisdom, cherished friendship, hope, valor, my compliments, promise in love, wisdom. So if your looking for a special gift then this beautiful Art Nouveau silver Iris flower goblet would surely bring smiles= Would function as a lovely desk piece whether to hold writing objects or all by itself to simply add ambiance! Please feel free to check out my other Rare French Silver Art Pieces!The item "Extremely Rare Lovely French Art Nouveau Solid Silver Iris Flower Goblet Cup" is in sale since Friday, May 17, 2013. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "bluefirebreather" and is located in San Bernardino, California.
This item can be shipped worldwide.